|History of a Crime|
This 1901 French film depicts an act of crime and the subsequent punishment for the crime.
Keywords: comedy; Pathe; Pathe Freres; film
|The Policemen's Little Run - Rebel_Yeh|
In this 1907 French film from Pathe Freres, policemen pursue a dog who has stolen a piece of meat from a butcher's shop.
Keywords: comedy; Pathe; Pathe Freres; film
|Max Linder in: Max sets the fashion (Max lance la mode), 1912|
Pathe comedy with Max Linder. Released in the U.S. on June 4, 1912. "Max, awakening on his wedding morning, discovers that it is close on the hour when he should be at the church. He dresses hastily, and in struggling with a refractory collar, allows his boots to be burnt by the fire. There is no time to change them, and he hastens off to the bride's house. On the way his soles part company with their uppers, and poor Max enters into negotiations with a passing labourer for the purchase of his f...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1912; French; Fashion; Style
|Max Linder in: Max plays at drama (Max joue le drame), 1914|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder. Starring Max Linder, Mlle. Fabris, Mlle. Maphalda "He wagers that he will make an audience cry their eyes out. When his "melodrama" is produced the effect upon the audience is really farcical." (The Bioscope, July 9,1914)
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1914; French; Drama
|Max Linder in: Max and Dog Dick (Max et son chien Dick), 1912|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder, starring Max Linder, Jane Renouardt, Henri Bosc. Premiered in Vienna on Feb. 9, 1912, released in France on April 12, 1912. "[Hanni] is a young lady with two strings to her bow, but she fails to determine which most meets with her approval. Finally she begs Max and Bertie to draw two strips of paper. Max draws the longer one and marries [Hanni]. After marriage, [Hanni] wishes he had not...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1912; French; Dog
|Max Linder in: Max speaks English (L'anglais tel que Max le parle), 1913|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder. Cast: Max Linder, Cecile Guyon, Louis Baron Premiered in Berlin on Dec. 25, 1913. UK title: Max and the daughter of Albion, rel.: Jan. 22, 1914. "Scene, a first-class railway carriage. Max and delightful girl alone. "May I smoke?" breaks the ice, and then Max brings all the arts of fascination to bear on the lady, who is by no means shy. Max calls next day. Her father is in the enamel bath and geyser line...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1913; French
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|Max Linder in: The Unskillful Skater, 1907 (Debut d'un patineur)|
Pathe comedy with Max Linder - Pathe-No.: 1694 (April,1907) - Directed by: Louis Gasnier For more information you can go to: www.maxlinder.de
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1907; French; Skating
|Max Linder in: Max is stuck up (Max ne se mariera pas), 1910|
Pathe comedy by and with Max Linder. UK title: "Max misses another good chance" released Jan. 25, 1911 in the UK and Mar. 20, 1911 in the US. "This does not mean that Max is filled with egotistical pride, but that he gets involved in a few sheets of flypaper on the way to dine with his lady. He gets stuck up for fair in trying to extricate his hands, feet and person from plates, tumblers, napkins and tablecloths, and at last lands on top of a baker's man and gets even more adhesive material...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1910; French; Flypaper
|Max Linder in: Max and the Donkey (L'ane jaloux), 1912|
Pathe comedy, written and directed by Max Linder. Cast: Max Linder, Joe Dawson and Paulette Lorsy Premiered in Vienna on May 3, 1912, released in France on July 5, 1912 "Joe[,] is represented as being engaged to a pretty girl, who is accustomed to take a ride on her donkey every day. Max writes to the girl for an appointment. Joe decides to teach Max a lesson, and one morning plays the part of the donkey...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1912; French; Donkey
Downloads: 1,101 (1 review)
|Max Linder in: Max and the Lady Doctor (Max et la doctoresse), 1914|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder, who wrote, directed and starred in it. "Max makes love to the lady doctor, who, of course, cannot forbid his visiting her, and we see him married later to the lady, but each time he starts to embrace she is called away to treat a sudden patient. Finally he kicks all the patients out of the office and domesticity reigns supreme". F. (The New York Dramatic Mirror, Dec. 9, 1914) Note: The IMDB gives 1909 as release date...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1914; French; Doctor; Patient
|Max Linder in: Max takes a bath (Max prend un bain), 1910|
Pathe comedy with Max Linder UK title: "By the doctor's orders", released Nov. 16, 1910. "The amusing results of Max's endeavors to secure a bath in his newly purchased tub, placed by necessity, in the hallway of the hotel." Note: The date given in the title is wrong.
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1910; French; Bath; bathing
|Max Linder in: In a difficult position (Mon pantalon est decousu), 1908|
Pathe comedy by Andre Heuze. Cast: Max Linder, Jacques Vandenne Max's funny efforts during a dance while endeavoring to hide a rip in his trousers. Note: In late 1910 Max did a remake of this film under the title "Shame on Max" (Max manque un riche mariage), but it seems that no print of that version has survived.
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1908; French
|Max Linder in: The little vixen (Petite rosse), 1909|
Pathe comedy by Camille de Morlhon with Max Linder and Arlette d'Umes. Released in the US on March 28, 1910 - UK title: A Tantalising Young Lady "Mr. Max Linder [is] an ardent suitor for the hand of a somewhat rampageous young lady. The gentle Max suffers sadly from her rough treatment, but at length he extracts the promise that she will marry him when he has learned to juggle with three balls. With his usual delightfully unquenchable enthusiasm, the impetuous youth rushes home and soon wrecks h...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1909; French; Jongleur; Juggling
|Max Linder in: His first cigar (Le premier cigare d'un collegien), 1908|
Pathe comedy with Max Linder.
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1908; French; Cigar; Smoking
|Max Linder in: One exciting night (Une nuit agitee), 1912|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder. Cast: Max Linder, Jane Renouardt Premiered in Berlin on May 25, 1912. Released in France on June 28, 1912. In some countries the film called up the censors. It was banned alltogether in the Austro-/Hungarian Monarchy, and severely cut in Germany. No trace of a US or UK release has yet been found.
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1912; French; Flea; Wedding
|Max Linder in: Max and his Mother-in-law (Max et sa belle-mere), 1914|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder, "the Motion Picture's first truly international Star" (Jack Spears, 1965), who wrote, directed and starred in this film, alongside Paquerette as "mother-in-law". "A young man, newly married, has great difficulty in getting rid of his mother-in-law, she even going so far as to accompany them on their honeymoon. They go to the Swiss Mountain resort. The things that that poor mother-in-law is made to do are legion, and all of them funny, including a session on the ice, a...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1914; French; Swiss alps
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|Max Linder in: The Surprises of a Flirtation (Les surprises de l'amour), 1909|
Pathe comedy with Max Linder, Jacques Vandenne The story tells of two sons and a father, all of whom are paying separate and clandestine attentions to the same girl. They arrive one after the other, and are secreted in various parts of the room, where they remain until all three suddenly peep out together. The final scene, where the elderly papa is enjoining a discreet silence upon his son, is, perhaps the best thing of the kind Messrs...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1909; French
|Max Linder in: Romeo turns bandit (Romeo se fait bandit), 1909|
Pathecolor print with Max Linder. UK-title: "Romeo turns brigand", released Dec. 4, 1909. US-release: May 23, 1910 "[Max Linder] as an ardent suitor for a young lady's hand, the father being opposed to his pretensions. To convince him, the lover arranges with two of his friends to masquerade as bandits. They capture the father and leave him tied in a way that permits of his gaining his freedom in a short time...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1909; French; Bandit; Romeo
|Max Linder in: Max, the Heartbreaker (Max entre deux feux), 1917|
Pathe comedy, written and directed by Max Linder. Cast: Max Linder, Marcelle Leuvielle. The film premiered in France on May 4, 1917 and was released in the U.S. on July 1, 1917. "Max Linder is seen in a two-reel comedy that combines the scenic beauty of the Riviera with humor of the sort that has made Max famous. Some of the scenes are truly beautiful. The comedy element is rather slow in coming, but when it comes Max gets over a full share of laughs...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1917; French; Geneva; Switzerland
Downloads: 707 (1 review)
|Max Linder in: Max on the briny (Max a Monaco), 1914|
"An exceedingly funny comedy written and acted by Max Linder, showing the extremely ludicrous adventures of an intoxicated man aboard a yacht. It is burlesque comedy of the lowest order, but absolutely clean and without the slightest trace of vulgarity. Laughable from start to finish. E." (The New York Dramatic Mirror, April 21, 1915). Premiered in Berlin on July 31, 1914, released in the US on May 5, 1915.
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1914; French; Monaco; Monte-Carlo; Drunk act
|Max Linder in: Max takes tonics (Victime du quinquina), 1911|
Another Pathe-comedy with Max Linder. This is one of his best and one of his better known comedies. It was written by Maurice Delamare and and has Gabrielle Lange in a supporting role as the wife of a general. The picture premiered in Paris on December 15, 1911 and was released in the United States on July 12, 1912. More information at: www.maxlinder.de
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1911; French; Tonic; Quinquina; Drunk act
|Max Linder in: A Farm-house Romance (Idylle a la ferme), 1912|
Pathe comedy by Max Linder. Premiered in Vienna June 14, 1912 and released in the US Dec. 20, 1912. "Max, who has sponged upon a wealthy uncle, is told by that worthy to marry one of the daughters of an old friend of his. Max goes down to the farm. At a family council, it is hastily decided that Max must be induced to marry the elder daughter. The daughter shrewdly foresees that Max is more likely to want to marry her younger sister, and she accordingly insists on the sister being disguised as a...
Keywords: Silent; comedy; Max Linder; Pathe Freres; 1912; French; Farmer; Farm life; Maid
|La Vie et la passion de Jesus Christ (Passion and Death of Christ) (1903)|
La Vie et la passion de Jesus Christ is a 1903 French silent film directed by Lucien Nonguet and Ferdinand Zecca, and is believed to be the first feature film to have colorized sequences. Colorization was achieved using the Pathecolor/Pathechrome stencil-based film tinting process, which had been invented around 1903 by Pathe Freres, one of the most important and innovative film companies in history...
Keywords: Jesus; Christ; Jesus Christ; Virgin Mary; Gospel; Gospels; Mark; Matthew; Luke; John; John 3:16; Bible; Transfiguration; Synoptic; religion; Passion; Play; colorization; pathe; French; France; films; silent; technicolor; first; color; film; moreau; Pathe Freres; Pathecolor; Pathechrome; Lucien; Nonguet; Ferdinand; Zecca; Passion and Death of Christ; Life and Passion of Christ; youtube; google
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